SAT Exam Eligibility
Though there aren’t any major eligibility criteria for taking up the SAT Exam, candidates who are appearing for the exam should abide by the following minor criteria for a seamless process:
As per the College Board guidelines, there is no minimum or maximum age for taking up the SAT Exam. Based on the data from preceding years, candidates between 16 and 20 of age had taken the SAT Exam in large numbers.
Attempts for taking up the SAT exam
Since there are no restrictions from the College Board, candidates can take up the SAT Exam as many times as they require until attaining the desired score.
- Academic Eligibility
The SAT Exam is suitable for students who are in high school and preparing to enrol for an undergraduate course at an American university.
- ID Proof
To take up the SAT Exam, candidates must submit proof of Passport containing name, photograph and signature on it.
Guidelines for taking up the SAT Exam
For candidates with Disabilities:
Candidates with disabilities are eligible to appear for the SAT exam with additional facilities. To qualify for the extra facilities, candidates must have gotten SSD’s (Services for Students with Disabilities) approval. These additional facilities are available for both SAT Subject and SAT General tests.
List of facilities:
- Braille (a tactile writing system for visually impaired candidates)
- Additional time for completing the exam.
- Computers are allowed during essay writing.
- Additional breaks during the exam.
Guideline 1 - Photo Requirements for Registration
Candidates must provide an acceptance photograph while registering or requesting waitlist status.
Guideline 2 - Admission to the SAT Exam Centre
Candidates must bring their printed admission ticket & id proof to be admitted to the respective SAT exam centre. Invigilators will cross-check the admission id and photograph to ensure there are no discrepancies.
Guideline 3. Must have and Prohibited Items at the SAT Exam Centre.
- Printed SAT admission ticket.
- Photo ID proof.
- A couple of pencils with attached erasers (preferable).
- Calculator for the Math section.
- Earphones are allowed if the candidate is approved for pre-recorded audio accommodations.
Prohibited things checklist:
- Smartwatches, Mobile phones, and fitness trackers.
- Tablets, recorders, notebooks, laptops, Bluetooth devices and earbuds.
- Timers or stopwatch.
- Highlighters, pens and coloured pencils.
- Compasses, protractors, and cutting devices
- Scratch papers
- Calculators with Qwerty keyboards
In case of failing to bring the required equipment or bringing the prohibited items, candidates may be denied entry at SAT Exam Centres.